what is the order of lymph flow through the lymph vessels?
what does the right lymphatic duct carry?
what system are the tonsils a part of? and what are they important in?
why is the thymus gland classified as both an endocrine gland and as part of the lymphatic system?
lymphatic collecting vessels
where does lymph originate in the right lymphatic duct?
where does the lymph originate in the thoracic duct?
where will drainage of lymph from the digestive organs proceed?
how is the lymph moved along through the vessels without a "lymphatic heart" to pump it?
what do the diffuse lymphatic tissue include?
where are diffuse lymphatic tissue most common?
examples of where body passages open to the exterior of the body and what do they all contain?
examples of structures where lymphatic nodules are present all of the time
list the lymph vessels from smallest to largest
how are lymphatic organs different from lymphatic tissues?
where do B cells become immunocompetent?
what do superficial lymph nodes include?
what do deep lymph nodes include?
what does filtering of the lymph expose the lymph to, and alert them to what?
one pharyngeal tonsil
functions of the spleen
what can be stimulated by severe anemia in an adult? why is this interesting?
how much blood is moved into circulation by way of the spleen when hemorrhaging?
immune function of the lymphatic system
functions of the lymphatic system
fluid balance as related to plasma proteins
total volume of water lost per day from the blood vessels into and around cells
what happens if potential water imbalance isn't corrected?
3 main types of causes of edema
why are lymph nodes removed in a mastectomy?
what happens when removing lymph nodes?
examples of protein deficiencies from starvation
what can physically block lymph flow through lymphatic vessels, resulting in what?
why does reduced lymph flow occur in elderly and bed-ridden individuals?
what percentage of plasma proteins escape the blood stream?